The '''''New-York Tribune''''' was an American newspaper, first established in 1841 by editor Horace Greeley
(1811-1872). Between 1842 and 1866, the newspaper bore the name '''''New-York Daily Tribune.'''''
From the 1840s through the 1860s it was the dominant Whig Party (United States)|Whig Party
and then History of the Republican Party (United States)|Republican
newspaper in the United States
. The paper achieved a circulation of approximately 200,000 during the decade of the 1850s, making it the largest daily paper then in New York City
and perhaps the nation. The ''Tribune''s editorials were widely shared, copied in other city newspapers, read and helped shape national American opinion. It was one of the foremost papers in the North to send many reporters/correspondents / illustrators to cover the campaigns of the American Civil War
In the United States...